British prime minister Boris Johnson’s key adviser Dominic Cummings told reporters: ‘Read Philip Tetlock’s Superforecasting instead of political pundits who don’t know what they are talking about.’ Photograph: David Mirzoeff/PA Wire

Downing Street has come under intense pressure to explain how an adviser who argued that intelligence is linked to race came to work at No 10, amid fr(...)

 UK prime minister Boris Johnson: His official spokesman refused to comment on whether he agreed with Andrew Sabisky’s controversial views. Photograph: Peter Summers/Getty

A Downing Street adviser has been forced to quit after attracting criticism for his comments on eugenics and whether black people on average have lowe(...)